APD arrests man following standoff in Taylor Ranch
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Albuquerque police have arrested a wanted man who was barricaded inside a home in the Taylor Ranch area.
Officers were searching for the man, who has felony warrants, when he fled and entered a nearby home on Verona Street NW, between Chesapeake Road and Taylor Ranch Drive. Police said a resident at that home was able to exit the home safely.
Police set up a perimeter while attempting to get the man to surrender.
In an update around 1:30 p.m. Saturday, police said the man is now in custody.
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Great job by tactical units who were able to take Jerry Wayne Lawson into custody. Lawson ran from officers and barricaded himself in a neighbors home, he had a felony warrant out for his arrest.— APD Chief of Police (@ABQPoliceChief) July 15, 2023